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Trash Can Panels

The BSBPA and the Village of Ballston Spa have been purchasing 60-gallon plastic trash receptacles to replace old and failing wood units in the business district. This style receptacle is used in many stadiums, airports, universities and small towns and we have used them for several years with great success. As you can see by… Read more »


May 2019 Newsletter

“Spring has sprung. The bird is on the wing.”  Indeed, here in Ballston Spa, the latter is definitely in evidence, with the downtown decorated with birdhouses and banners as part of the 2nd Annual Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition.  Find out more information about the May 4 celebration is this issue, plus the roll out for… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Ribbon Cafe

                    A beautiful morning to bring the big scissors and ribbon to Ribbon Cafe on Prospect Street in Ballston Spa. We had to pull Kevin out of the kitchen to do the honors (with Christine next to him). There was a restaurant full of patrons eagerly… Read more »


2021 Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market Vendor Application

The Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market, sponsored by the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association (BSBPA), runs from June 12 through September 30, 2021. The markets are held on Thursdays from 3-6 pm and Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm on the grounds of the historic Brookside Museum, 6 Charlton Street in the Village of… Read more »


April 2019 Newsletter

April is a busy month for us here at the BSBPA.  It’s the start of our fiscal year and it’s the time when our summer committees are off and running.  Read about the big three events for summer–the Farmers’ Market (now accepting vendors), the Concerts in the Park Series and Movies in the Park (both… Read more »


2018 BSBPA Annual Report

The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association presents its Annual Report summary for the 2018 Fiscal Year:  


Ribbon Cutting at Paint-n-Gogh

April 5, 2019  ribbon cutting celebrating the grand opening of Paint-n-Gogh, 114 Milton Avenue in Ballston Spa. Congratulations to Heather Hiegl! New Ballston Spa Mayor Larry Woobright joined BSBPA board members and the Hiegl family for his first official ribbon cutting ceremony. 


March 2019 Newsletter

In this issue, read more about the BSBPA’s upcoming Community Mixer and Annual Meeting.  March marks the end of our fiscal year, and what better way to gather together with members to look back on the past year and what’s ahead for 2019, than with a social outing at one of Ballston Spa’s best known… Read more »


Member Benefit Card Program

BSBPA members receive discounts at the following member businesses and services, when presenting their Member Benefit Card. If you are a BSBPA member business that would like to offer discounts to fellow members, contact us at info@ballston.org and we will add you to the list!


February 2019 Newsletter

As I write this, we are in the throes of a “polar vortex”.  Ah, winter in the great Northeast.  What we need is a cure for this cabin fever–and what better way to warm our hearts than with CHOCOLATE!  In this issue, read all about our 6th Annual Chocolate Fest which is the feature event… Read more »


2019 Ballston Spa Map Guide

We are getting underway with production of our 2019-20 Ballston Spa Map and Visitor Guide, now in it’s 14th year.   We love Ballston Spa, and what better way to showcase our wonderfully vibrant village’s shops, restaurants and services! ALL BSBPA businesses and non-profit members in good standing will be listed on the directory page.  Our… Read more »


January 2019 Newsletter

Happy New Year!  It’s the time to look ahead, make plans, get organized and hit the ground running!  In this issue, BSBPA President Stacy Simmons is checking in, offering some food for thought as we step into 2019.  There’s information on the 6th Annual Chocolate Fest, which takes place on February 1.  We’re looking for… Read more »